Conference Synopsis

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) 2019 Annual Conference was centered around the impact of strong health care teams in underserved communities. This conference featured workshop sessions, poster presentations, and guest speakers who introduced exciting and insightful ways to create and maintain strong health care teams serving at-risk populations.

Topics for this conference included:

  • Suicide and Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Primary Care
  • Training Students to Work in Underserved Communities
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Telemedicine
  • Social Determinants of Health

Conference Program


Award Recipients

  • Clinician of the Year:Dr. Debbie Lupeika
  • Organizational Excellence: Zero Overdose
  • Project Health Professional In Training: Jessica Adkins, Medical Student
  • Congressional Champion: Senator Roy Blunt
  • Advocate of the Year: Marc Wetherhorn